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Need to practice taking blood pressure and forgot your equipment at home? You can borrow ours!
The library owns several bone boxes and other anatomical models for in-library use. These models support the curricula of many of the health sciences programs.
This cordless electric screwdriver charges via usb and is compact so you can use it on all sorts of projects around your apartment or dorm.
Want to get get creative, but not ready to knit? Try your hand-- either left or right-- at crochet!
You can borrow a selection of hooks. We also have free yarn and patterns available.
If you are a total beginner, try watching a crochet basics video like the one below.
Left handed? Looking for a challenging pattern with lots of stitches and color changes? No problem! YouTube has you covered with tutorials for every skill level.
This Dremel engraver will come in handy if your graphing calculator keeps disappearing and you want to mark it as yours. But with a little imagination (or even just a stencil), it can also be used to make beautiful works of art.
Need a glue gun? We have one! You supply your own standard-sized glue sticks.
Knitting is good for you...really! A 2010 study concluded that knitting contributed to feelings of social well-being, stress relief, and mood elevation.
Presenting a poster at a conference? Borrow a poster tube to make sure it gets there safely.
Never sewed a stitch in your life? Don't know a foot pedal from a bobbin? Watch the video below from Good Housekeeping to get started!
Forgot your umbrella and the Pittsburgh skies have opened up? Borrow one of ours!